Orange Arena: A New Era for Gaming in Burkina Faso 

In November 2023, Orange Burkina Faso, in collaboration with Digital Virgo, successfully launched Orange Arena, a revolutionary gaming and e-sports platform. This initiative aims to provide an immersive gaming experience, connecting the gamers in Burkina Faso to a world-class entertainment platform. This deployment marks a pivotal moment for gaming and e-sports in the country, offering enthusiasts a unique and exciting experience.

Orange Arena: A Gaming Revolution in Burkina Faso   

Orange Arena emerges as a gaming revolution, immersing Burkinabe players in an unparalleled gaming experience. This pioneering platform offers more than just online entertainment.  

Picture a virtual arena where gaming enthusiasts not only compete in exclusive tournaments through a competitive platform but also enhance their skills using an e-sports learning platform. This total immersion in the gaming world is complemented by a voucher system, providing exclusive benefits to users. 

By leveraging these features, Orange Arena aims to meet the diverse needs of players while strengthening cohesion within the gaming community in Burkina Faso. 

The Rise of Gaming in Burkina Faso 

Currently, gaming stands out as the dominant segment, with a market volume estimated at €16.28 million this year, Burkina Faso reveals a thriving landscape despite challenges in technology and internet access. 

Gaming culture thrives in Burkina Faso, illustrated by the active participation of local developers in events and competitions. This dynamic is accompanied by an increase in the user penetration rate, estimated at 8% in 2023, with a projected rise to 9.4% by 2028. 

These promising trends and figures create fertile ground for the launch of Orange Arena, positioning it as a relevant response to the dynamic evolution of the gaming sector in the country. 

An Innovative Response to the Global Gaming Boom  

The gaming market is constantly evolving, driven by technological advancements that open new possibilities for developers, creating increasingly immersive experiences through emerging technologies such as cloud gaming and virtual reality. 

According to Statista, global revenues in the gaming segment are expected to continuously increase between 2023 and 2028, reaching a total of $220.6 billion (+54.31%). This spectacular growth is fueled by a massive and expanding consumer base, ready to invest financially in their passion. The number of gamers worldwide has also seen an annual growth of 6%, a trend accelerated by the pandemic and global lockdowns. 

In this dynamic landscape, Orange Arena in Burkina Faso asserts itself as a bold initiative, offering a gaming experience aligned with global trends while contributing to the flourishing gaming community in the country, propelling Burkina Faso onto the international gaming scene. 


(1) Statista 

(2) New.zoo 

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